taxi question

Discussion in 'Portugal' started by OldMemphis, Oct 22, 2012.

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  1. OldMemphis

    OldMemphis New Member

    im arriving in Faro in three weeks time. Im looking at taxi options rather than shuttle transfer but im getting mixed reviews about using taxis. Apprently, I may be sharing taxis with other people? any ideas of reputable taxi companies, prices, etc?
     
  2. magicman

    magicman New Member

    where exactly are you landing in Portugal? You can expect to pay anything between 48 and 65 euros plus €12 for tolls if traveling from, let's say, Lagos to the airport. Whichever you do, make sure you pick a taxi from the official taxi line at the airport arrivals. Dont be tempted to go with any unmarked cab even if they are offering a cheap ride. Btw, Yellowfish, Resorthoppa and DIY taxis are all reputable taxi companies in Portugal.
     
  3. OldMemphis

    OldMemphis New Member

    thanks for your reply! I did say that Im landing in Faro;)
     
  4. cobraFroch

    cobraFroch New Member

    portugal taxi advice

    whether is faro, lisbon, or lagos be prepared to be ripped off! You won't be able to escape it unless you speak some decent portuguese. Even portuguese people know that the taxi rank at the airport is a no-no. The cab drivers at the airport are infamous for ripping off their foreign customers. Keep an eye on the taximeter and make sure the driver actually switches on during the ride!
     

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